On 8 May 1945, during the celebration of VE Day, Winston Churchill appeared alongside the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where he addressed the nation. (AUDIO: Churchill Victorious) The Ninth Doctor visited Churchill in his room at the palace later that day. (PROSE: The Lost Diaries of Winston Spencer Churchill)
On 1953, on the day of Elizabeth II's coronation, the Second Doctor and Jamie McCrimmon posed as royal guards outside of the palace, as the Queen began her procession, to evade an unidentified red alien. The alien, also dressed as a guard, caught the pair, before it was subdued by Eva De Ville, allowing them to escape. Later, the Thirteenth Doctor was unintentionally photographed on the palace balcony alongside the Royal Family. (COMIC: Where's the Doctor?)
In 2001, Jason stormed Buckingham Palace, but left after learning that the Queen was not there. He later returned, drove out the staff and set up a force field to keep them out. He relinquished the palace after the Seventh Doctor convinced him to do so. (PROSE: Head Games)
In 2008, during the reign of Elizabeth II, most residents of London left the city out of fear over an alien invasion. Elizabeth II herself chose to stay behind. A starship fashioned to look like the Titanic was about to crash into the palace until the Tenth Doctor, at the controls, managed to avert the disaster. (TV: Voyage of the Damned)
In an alternate timeline in which Nazi Germany won World War II, King Edward VIII, having restored to the throne, signed the treaty establishing his country as a protectorate of the Reich in front of Buckingham Palace. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus)
In Germania V, Marcus Americanius Scriptor used Buckingham Palace as his headquarters and centre of operations. He commissioned the architect Gropius to design a new palace there in Roman style, carefully incorporating the existing building into the design. (PROSE: Warlords of Utopia)
Behind the scenes
- According to the book The Writer's Tale, Russell T Davies' original draft of Voyage of the Damned had the Titanic demolish part of the palace, leading the Queen to curse the Doctor (continuing the recurring recent theme of the Doctor making enemies with British royalty), but this was dropped as too negative for a holiday special. His later script, Turn Left, did allow the ship to destroy the palace and most of southern England, but in an alternate timeline.